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Market incentives to address conservation and climate change discussed at Lima conference
17 Dec 2014
A side event at the UNFCCC-COP20 Lima Climate Change Conference in December heard how commercializing goods derived from native biodiversity ("BioTrade") can be complemented by climate change mitigation and adaptation measures to unleash private sector engagement.
UNCTAD recommends 50 policy changes to boost science, technology and innovation in Oman
12 Nov 2014
UNCTAD's Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) Review of Oman, which includes 50 recommendations to improve the country's national system of innovation, was presented to the country's Council of Ministers on 11 November.
Stakeholders identify tools and recommendations for sustainability practices at the III BioTrade Congress in Pyeongchang, Korea
16 Oct 2014
Participants at the III BioTrade Congress recognised the value of partnerships and cooperation by all stakeholders involved in the sustainable use and sourcing of biodiversity-based products and services.
UNCTAD Secretary-General Kituyi hails the entry into force of the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biological Diversity
8 Oct 2014
The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), enters into force, having secured the required number of ratifications by Parties to the CBD, on 12 October 2014.
UNCTAD hears SIDS leaders’ call for special international support measures
3 Sep 2014
A high-level panel discussion on SIDS and the question of graduation from Least Developed Country status, jointly organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the United Nations Development Progamme (UNDP), took place on 2nd September 2014 at the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States.
FDI in Small Islands Developing States: Its limitations and potential
1 Sep 2014
On the occasion of the third United Nations Conference on SIDS taking place in Samoa, the current issue of the UNCTAD Global Investment Trends Monitor reviews a decade of foreign direct investment (FDI) to Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) and foresees its potential.
UNCTAD to Support Thailand in Science, Technology and Innovation Policy-making
27 Mar 2014
Memorandum of Understanding signed between UNCTAD and the National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office of Thailand.
UNCTAD hails International Year of Small Island Developing States, urges more effective steps in their favour
21 Feb 2014
Small island developing States (SIDS) need international support more than ever in their efforts to build resilient economies, UNCTAD said in the run-up to a high-level UN conference that will tackle vulnerability issues later this year.
World needs policies for demand-led recovery from global financial crisis, argues UNCTAD study presented to G-20
4 Feb 2014
Weaker global demand and not new trade barriers or supply-side difficulties are responsible for the slow growth in international trade, an UNCTAD study presented to a G-20 working group on January 21-22 contends. An expansion of trade would come with the recovery of demand and output, the study argues, and not the other way round.